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Watch free flick at Dundee library

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Looking for a cheap way to see a movie?

You can't get any better than the free flicks shown at the Dundee Township Public Library. At 6 p.m. today, June 22, the library is featuring "Unknown" in the lower level meeting room.

The film stars Liam Neeson, January Jones and Diane Kruger. It's about a man named Dr. Martin Harris who discovers another man has taken on his identity after a car accident in Berlin. He spends the movie trying to find out how this happened and why.

Tickets and reservations are not necessary, but an adult must chaperon kids younger than 9. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. with free popcorn and other refreshments.

The movie is rated PG-13. For details, call (847) 428-3661, ext. 308.

Teens contributions needed: Teen Zine, Huntley Library's quarterly publication for teenagers, needs writers, photographers, artists and other such people to fill its space.

The publication runs news, horoscopes, comic strips, games, opinion pieces, poems and short stories. To send your work, visit

Or, if you'd rather be an editor at Teen Zine, you are welcome to attend its meetings. You'll need to sign up at the reference desk. For details, email the reference desk at or call (847) 669-5386, ext. 21.

Charity sale in Huntley: Fiat Missionaries, a nonprofit group in Huntley that supports the homeless in the suburbs and Chicago, is holding a charity sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, June 23-25, at 10735 Wolf Drive in Huntley.

Items for sale include outdoor patio furniture, baby items, greeting cards and housewares -- 90 percent of the donated items are new, Volunteer Coordinator Roger Kline said. For details, call Kline at (773) 443-7355.

Scholarship winner: Hampshire Court 729 of the Catholic Order of Foresters has announced that Christopher Egger is one of the three recipients from the state of Illinois to win a $5,000 scholarship.

Each year, COF awards 20 four-year scholarships, $1,250 per year or a total of $5,000 for four years. ACT or SAT I scores, as well as class rank, are used to determine the 40 semifinalists in the Catholic Order of Foresters Fraternal Scholarship competition.

Christopher graduated with honors in the top 10 percent of his class at Hampshire High School.

• Lenore Adkins covers Huntley, Carpentersville, Hampshire and the Dundees. To reach her, send an email to or call (847) 608-2725.

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